Master of Arts in Nutrition and Dietetics




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Ball State is nutrition and dietetics graduate program is designed to ready you for a successful career in clinical medical care, preventive care, and other related fields. Participants in the program have the opportunity to complete an ACEND-approved internship, which is required for eligibility to take the national examination to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN).
This highly selective program offers flexible study options including on-campus, off-campus, and online courses making it among the most competitive and convenient programs in the region. Furthermore, Ball State is the only university in Indiana that provides 9 graduate credits 25 percent of the graduate degree for completing the required internship.
This course have nonthesis option; 6 additional elective credits required (36 credits)
Career Opportunities
The demand for dietitians is projected to exceed supply for the next 10 years due to the increased role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of illness. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of dietitians and nutritionists will grow 21 percent between 2012 and 2022 faster than all other jobs. That means graduates from our program enjoy a wealth of career opportunities. After you graduate, you ill be eligible for employment in various capacities within clinical, community, and management settings, including:
Clinical dietitian
Community nutritionist
Public health nutritionist
Sports nutritionist
Food service director
Consultant dietitian
Board certified specialist
Private practice dietitian


Which department am I in? College of Applied Sciences and Technology

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have completed or will complete undergraduate degree. English language requirements: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5 bands, Pearson's PTE 53.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have
Bachelor is degree from an institution that is accredited by its regional accrediting association;
Either a cumulative baccalaureate grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the latter half of your baccalaureate.
Other English language requirement
They also have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours from an English speaking university or college.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
UNSW Foundation Studies

Full Time (36 credit hours)

A$45,168.00 (US$ 35,330) per year

Expected January 2019

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